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schedule on hold to deal with hurricane sandy. obama's traveling to las vegas and then on to colorado. governor romney, meanwhile, is in virginia today, after several days of softened language and tempered criticism. today, romney decided he was done playing mr. nice guy. >> the president's proposal in a setting like this is to continue on the same road. he -- he has the campaign slogan which is forward. i saw the signs out front. forward. i think forewarned is a better word. >> meanwhile, much of the eastern seaboard from new jersey to connecticut remains a disaster area as the cleanup continues after hurricane sandy. according to the a.p., the storm is responsible for the deaths of at least 74 people. 4.5 million residents still without power. and adding to the frustration, gasoline is becoming an increasingly precious commodity in some area. traffic has become so bad, in new york city, mayor michael bloomberg mandated any commuter car entering the city must have at least three people in it. president obama and governor romney's renewed campaign come as the latest polls show preside
. that was the deal before hurricane sandy. i'm sorry to tell you these trusty tracks with the families and the surfers and the commuting pigeons, they got washed out last month by hurricane sandy. the storm surge swamped the tracks and twisted them and they are not expected to get fixed for many, many long months, which means tens of thousands of people are logistically stuck out there in the rockaways. lots of them still without power and heat. the rockaways are not an island, but for people out there, that's how life is being lived right now. after the storm, the rockaways got so hard to reach, some bicyclists pedals in supplies, partly because with gas supplies short, biking still worked. believe it or not, the u.s. navy made an amphibious landing a couple weeks ago because that was the best way to bring in equipment. just pull up to the beach and o go. today we got some news. the folks that run the subway system just posted this video. look at that. the city has trucked in 20 subway cars for the rockaway side of the busted tracks. they did this four nights running, bringing in the
for the second time since hurricane sandy blasted through this region. the president remarking, of course, on the first responders, praising them. many of those people on the ground right now, even though their homes at wunt point in time had no power and even in some cases their homes were destroyed. the president met privately with damien and glenda moore. they're the parents of two small children swept away the night that sandy roared through. the mother got out of the vehicle trying to get help, and while she was beating on doors asking for help, her children were swept away and the president met privately with that family, just one of over 100 people who are grieving because they lost a loved one in this storm. right now we know that thousands or tens of thousands are homeless and thousands are still without power in the region. interestingly enough, the president also noted that hud secretary shean donovan would be in charge of the federal response in rebuilding communities. he noted fema is on the ground there for recovery, but so many want to know the rebuilding plan that would be
's happening. andrew quou he know plans to ask for $30 billion in federal aid to rebuild after sandy. funds would be used for you power grid improvements and fuel upgrades. leon pa net dnetta says the oba administration is close to a decision on troop levels after 2014. and israeli tanks fired in syria for a second day after a motor shell fell into israeli controlled territory. back to "hardball." ♪ >>> welcome back to "hardball." over the past year we've shown you scores of political ads running the gamut from morgan freeman's dulcet tones at the end of the election cycle to the ominous voices warning of newt gingrich and rick perry presidencies during the election. one ad seems to have a lasting and damaging effect on mitt romney's chances. that ad, a low-budget spot produced for the obama super pac priorities usa, framed the narrative of mitt romney as a heartless corporate tycoon without a care for the working man. jane mayer covers politics for "the new yorker," and she has a terrific piece on the ad in this week's magazine, and joy reid is managing editor of the grio. let's begin wi
in staten island on the hurricane and storm sandy, let's talk about tomorrow. there's a storm on capitol hill, and it's going to be all involved david petraeus. >> former general david petraeus testifying on the hill, andrea. i heard at the top of the show kelly o'donnell talking about how they're doing it in the morning, and they're hoping it's not going to be a circus. it's going to be a circus. this story, i think, has captivated people whether it's for the tawdry elements or petrae petraeus's high profile, he's there to talk about benghazi and the four people including ambassador chris stevens who died there. not to talk about the reason that he resigned, this extra-marital affair. i think it's going to be something close to a circus, which is unfortunate because i think there are legitimate questions on benghazi. i'm sure they'll get asked anyway, but my guess is they'll be overshadowed a little bit by the coverage by the fact he's out there for one of the first times since all of this information has come to light. >> and circling back to things mentioned earlier about susan rice.
number remains elevated due to hurricane sandy. >>> dougless kennedy, the son of the late robert f. kennedy, has been aquilted of charges with in two nurses. >>> a sophomore at college has set a new scoring record. he scored 138 points last night shooting 52 shots from the field including 27 three-pointers. the previous record was set back in 1954. congrats to him. >>> working together. democrats' bipartisan plan for helping hurricane sandy victims. i'll be talking to him. and is thursday the new friday? talking act certain stores not waiting until midnight to open their doors for sales and people. look at this. they're camped out, waiting in line for those deals. wasn't my daughter's black bean soup spectacular? [ man thinking ] oh, this gas. those antacids aren't working. oh no, not that, not here! [ male announcer ] antacids don't relieve gas. gas-x is designed to relieve gas. gas-x. the gas xperts. challenge that with new olay facial hair removal duo. a two-step process that removes even coarse, stubborn facial hair gently. plenty of gain, without all that pain... with olay. th
financial cost of hurricane sandy is coming into focus. new york has requested $42 billion in aid and new jersey officials estimate they suffered at least $29 billion in losses, bringing the total of $71 billion in the two hardest hit states. sandy was in some ways worse than hurricane katrina, citing the high economic cost and property destruction. meanwhile, a top executive and a trustee for the power company have resigned in the wake of the company's slow response in getting power back to new yorkers on long island. >>> here's a look at some of the other stories topping the news right now. a fast-moving storm system sweeping through the mid-atlantic this morning bringing a wet mixture of rain and snow. the storm is expected to put down 1 to 3 inches of snow from west virginia to new york. >>> early numbers suggest that cyber monday raked in big numbers. according to ibm, online sales jumped 30% over last year, sales on ebay and amazon.com were very strong. >>> kevin clash is now being accused of a third sexual relationship with an underage boy. the latest accuser claims he was 16 when
to you both. >>> tomorrow marks two weeks since hurricane sandy hit the east coast and today homeland security know po napolitano is set to return to the region. michelle has the new realty. >> we're just shy of the two week mark. tens of thousands are still without power and thousands you been able to return home. in seaside heights, new jersey, listening lines and a flood of emotio emotions. >> it's like a horror movie to me. >> reporter: the damaged beach side communities and hopes still off limits. >> we we whether not allow people on the island until it's sense. >> reporter: this homeowner still waits on the fate of his home. >> if i can't come back for six months, might as well tear my house down. >> reporter: in new jersey and new york, more than 4,000 residents are staying in shelters. and nearly a quarter of a million people are still without power. nearly two weeks after the storm hit. on long island, protests and anger that the utility company lipa hasn't worked quickly enough. >> we're cold and we're tired and we want our power now. >> reporter: the agency says power has b
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-- following his hands on response to hurricane sandy. before the storm, 56% of registered voters in the garden state approved of the job he was doing after sandy, they were surveyed again giving the governor -- >> look at these numbers. >> 77%. >> willie, you're a new jersey guy. new jersey native. i'm sure you can't remember a governor having a 77% approval rating, a republican governor in a blue state having a 77%. 67% of democrats in new jersey give chris christie a positive rating. i just -- he's defying gravity politically. it's remarkable. >> by historical new jersey standards in these polls, that 56% number was outrageous to begin with. a republican governor in the state of new jersey gets 52%. yes, it's the storm, but it's also what we saw on the show, i think it was two weeks ago, him and randy weingarten sitting down. there are people who don't like his style, don't like the way he does things, but they recognize he's working with the other side, a thing we don't see much in washington to get things done for the people. yes, it's the storm, but also the body of what he's done -- >> m
work helping with relief efforts in the wake of tropical storm sandy. i'd like you to get your pens out by the way and write this information down for yourself. it's on staten island called the dr. theodore atlas foundation run by a good man, teddy atlas, whose father had treated the people of staten island for over half a century and was very much beloved. his group helps families year round deal with real needs they can't afford. with so many families facing tragic need, teddy atlas is out there raising money to help them. here is how you can help this good man do good work. the website is dratlasfoundation.com. the address is dr. theodore atlas foundation, 543 cary avenue, staten island, new york, 10310. dr. theodore atlas foundation, 543 cary avenue, staten island new york, 10310. if you have seen the devastation caused by sandy, i know you want to get involved. it's a good thing to be doing and i'll be right back. ptain, zeebox would be an alien, first officer. together they'd become the best star team in the fleet, able to take on anything in the universe. whew. space.
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their response to hurricane sandy. he says the utilities were not properly prepared and they'd been too slow to restore power. the long island power authority, which has been slammed for its response to the storm, announced yesterday that its chief operating officer will step down at the end of the year. more than 28,000 people in new york are still without power. >>> the ntsb is investigating a fiery plane crash in jackson, mississippi, that killed three on board. authorities say the pilot asked for permission to land soon after takeoff but never made it. it crashed through some trees and into a house that then caught fire. one person escaped the burning house but with just minor injuries. >>> elmo puppeteer kevin clash says he is relieved after being cleared of allegations of sexual misconduct with a minor. he took a leave of absence from "sesame street" after the charges became public. just yesterday the man recanted saying the relationship was adult and consensual. no word on when clash will be back to work with elmo. >>> a tree that survived hurricane sandy is now here at rockefeller ce
the federal government for $42 billion for recovery and rebuilding saying hurricane sandy was worse than katrina in some ways. the governor said while more people were killed by katrina, sandy had a bigger economic impact because of the dense population of the new york city area. cuomo has invited house speaker john boehner to come to new york to tour the damage. >>> a peanut processing plant linked to salmonella won't we open today as planned. the fda stopped operations at sunland incorporated after 41 people in 20 states were sickened by tainted peanut butter. yesterday, the fda suspended sunland's registration preventing the company from producing or distributing any food. >>> was the death of former palestinian leader yasser arafat murder? was he poisoned? he died suddenly of a stroke, supposedly, in 2004, but a swiss lab said this summer that it found traces of a radioactive substance on his clothing. >>> the u.s. soldier accused of giving state secrets to wikileaks will speak for the first time since his arrest in 2010. bradley manning will testify today at a pre-trial hearing. he
, but it will be dry just about everywhere. as far as today goes, the areas still cleaning up from hurricane sandy, no storms in the cards this weekend or even next week. that's great. a cold morning just like yesterday. the afternoon will be okay. temperatures getting up into the 40s and 50s in almost all locations in the northeast. now, the troublesome weather over the next week is going to be all located on the west coast. just had some rain move through los angeles, which is always a big deal. that will continue through the ho morning. some of that rain in the bay throughout your morning rush ho hour. here's the l.a. forecast, one of the worst in the nation, a chance of rain three days in a row. very rare in southern california. let me take you through the next three days. your entire weekend forecast. friday will look like saturday and saturday like sunday. there's really no changes. the wet weather remains on the west coast. and on saturday, we should get a lot more sunshine than today in areas of the northeast. and sunday is more or less the same. so no complaints. we're getting a break fro
after hurricane sandy came ashore, nearly 200,000 are still in the dark. the latest on the recovery effort coming up. >>> and later, karl rove's super pac. the man says it's here to stay. ♪ [ male announcer ] the way it moves. the way it cleans. everything about the oral-b power brush is simply revolutionary. oral-b power brushes oscillate, rotate and even pulsate to gently loosen and break up that sticky plaque with more brush movements than manual brushes and even up to 50% more than leading sonic technology brushes for a superior clean. oral-b power brushes. go to oralb.com for the latest offers. to bring you a low-priced medicare prescription drug plan. ♪ with a low national plan premium... ♪ ...and copays as low as one dollar... ♪ ...saving on your medicare prescriptions is easy. ♪ so you're free to focus on the things that really matter. call humana at 1-800-808-4003. or go to walmart.com for details. >>> new details coming in on the resignation of general david petraeus from the c.i.a. his former spokesman told nbc news that the general's affair ended about four mon
" conversation on facebook yet? we shared this photo of the president consoling a victim of hurricane sandy during his trip this afternoon through parts of new york. sue said "he gave them what was in his heart. strength, compassion, empathy, and understanding." and rita told us, to "note president obama's leadership. it is not what he says. it's what he does." we want to hear what you think, too. please head over to facebook and search "politics nation" and like us to join the conversation that keeps going long after the show ends. even ragu users ch. prego?! but i've bought ragu for years. [ thinking ] wonder what other questionable choices i've made? i choose date number 2! whooo! [ sigh of relief ] [ male announcer ] choose taste. choose prego. he loves risk. but whether he's climbing everest, scuba diving the great barrier reef with sharks, or jumping into the market, he goes with people he trusts, which is why he trades with a company that doesn't nickel and dime him with hidden fees. so he can worry about other things, like what the market is doing and being ready, no matter what hap
. as expected, initial unemployment claims surged after hurricane sandy devastated parts of the northeast. but today's numbers, from the department of labor, show the second straight week of decline. evidence of steady improvement in the labor market. the good news keeps on coming. the commerce department reports economic growth of the third quarter was actually better than first reported. the initial estimate had a gdp growth of just 2%. this morning the commerce department revised its estimates to show growth of 2.7%. that's the best gdp figure since the end of 2011 and the second best of the last three years. so things are looking up. president obama has an improving economy on his hands in spite of all the do-nothing congress that's going on in washington. anyone who still thinks that the term "do-nothing congress" is just a little too harsh, take a look at this. 906 bills were r passed from january 1947 through december of 1948. by the body that president harry truman listed and labeled as the do-nothing congress. the current congress with one month to go has passed 196 bills. by far
. the next hour, touring storm damage of sandy all around new york. meanwhile back in d.c. the house intel committee is holding a closed door meeting on benghazi minus general david petraeus. we have new details about when and where he will be testifying. and did mitt romney have another foot-in-mouth moment? while american leaders are deeming his divisive. now with a fancy coating that gives you a burst of wildberry flavor. now why make a flavored heartburn pill? because this is america. and we don't just make things you want, we make things you didn't even know you wanted. like a spoon fork. spray cheese. and jeans made out of sweatpants. so grab yourself some new prilosec otc wildberry. [ male announcer ] one pill each morning. 24 hours. zero heartburn. satisfaction guaranteed or your money back. go ahead, mark your calendars. it's the last day you can switch your medicare part d plan. we're ready, and we can't wait to switch. what i wanted was simple: the most value for my dollar. so, now that it's time, we're making the move to a plan that really works for us. [ male announcer ] make
sandy, we must give more. and peter sums it up nicely, i'm giving on giving tuesday. thank you so much for your tweets. send your charitable tweets to @alexwitt. >>> catalog shopping becoming the rage. back then, direct sales were growing do growing double the rate of stores. this is back in 1988. >> americans were flooded with 12 billion catalogs this year. the average household receives 50 annually. the number has tripled in eight years with no end in sight. >> there are catalogs and circulation that has fallen due to increase in postage. it's time now for the big three and today's topics, second term, part one. second term, part two. let's bring in my big three panel. doug haddaway, erin mcpike, and robert traynum. i've had my coffee and i'm ready to go. erin, what do you think in terms of the president's top three goals in the second term? >> i don't know about three but i think aside from the very obvious, which is to strike some sort of big deal on the fiscal cliff and get some sort of entitlement reform, the big three is immigration reform. obviously he didn't talk much about it
to survive hurricane sandy and was picked out in new jersey and had to tie it up quickly right before the storm hit to protect it from the storm because they didn't want to have to pick out a new tree. it survived, of course, sitting here and it'll be later on this evening. we had a messy day yesterday. wasn't pretty, the airports had problems too. now as we go throughout the day it's cold in the wake of the norm. for the tree lighting it will be chilly. windchill, 32 and we will see the temperature itself somewhere right around 39. as far as the roads go after that little snow and rain yesterday, secondary roads could have a minor issue but later no problems at the airports. no travel issues whatsoever, we'll see highs in the 40s all through the northeast. rest of the country looks chilly. windchills cool seeing them around the rest of the nation especially in the midwest in the teens. even texas a little cold but the big weather story over the next three days if you are traveling to the west coast, you're not going to see typical west coast weather. it is going to be very cold over
storewide, now through sunday. >>> hurricane sandy is only the latest in what have become all too frequent occurrences of extreme weather. the new documentary "chasing ice "follows a photographer and his team as they record the impact of our warming planet. >> it all started in iceland. >> think i'm so certain to get wet i'll take my boots off. >> i never imagined that you could see glaciers this big disappearing in such a short time. there's a powerful piece of history that's unfolding in these pictures, and i have to go back. >> joining me now is james balogg, photographer and environmentalist and author of the newly released "ice, portraits of vanishing glaciers." welcome to you, james, i tell you the pictures are remarkable. what got you involved in this? >> i've been fascinated by mountains in polar regions my whole life. but what really kicked it off for me was the realization back in the 90s that climate change was real and it was a product of actual physical empire cal evidence that thousands of people had collected from all around the world for many years. and it's not hypothetica
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